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Jan 19, 2013 11:00pm EST
you so much! thank you! thank you so much. pbs, you truly have the best of our love. hey, girls you hear the phone ring? be sure you make that call. i don't hear the phone ring. make that call to pbs. gotta makehat call. we are all mothers of children who grew up with pbs. anmy girls have just graduated and i know it's because of their beginnings with pbs and we areledges, too. and we thank you for your pho call. you've got the best, baby! thank you so much. the emotions everybody. please give them another big, big hand. they're awesome. they're all blood sisters. and another group from chicago. these ys will give you so much love and energy, you've got to give it up for the chi-lites! joining the chi-lites tonight on pbs special guest eugene record. ♪ ahh-ahh-ahhh... ♪ ♪ one mth ago today ♪ ♪ i was happy as a lark ♪ ♪ but now i go for walks ♪ ♪ to the movies maybe to the park ♪ ♪ i have a seat on the same old bench ♪ ♪ to watch the children play ♪ ♪ you know, tomorrow is their ture ♪ ♪ but for me, it's just another day ♪ ♪ t
Jan 26, 2013 11:00pm EST
to this public television station and pledge your support at whatever level you believe pbs is worth to you. i'm bill young with me bonnie greene. bonnie, this has been a magical night. >> it really has and you think of how it all began, the rolling stones were in chicago. they were on a huge tour and they decided to stop by the checkerboard lounge. they did check ahead to make sure that muddy waters was going to be there and the rest as they say is blues history. but you saw them all crammed into that little tiny club and it's almost like we got a birds eye view of the concert. >> and when you call the number at the bottom of the screen, put a value on your television viewing on your public television viewing. whether it's the basic membership level or for a contribution of $85 we will send you the dvd/cd combo. now the dvd has nine additional songs on it, more muddy waters, more junior wells, and even buddy guy and then the cd. an 11-song cd so it's a great combination, a great addition to your dvd/cd library for a contribution to this station of $85. >> but remember too that every single co
Jan 20, 2013 10:30am EST
, right here on pbs. narrator: next, pbs brings back the best of the big band era. your favorite vocalists sing their greatest songs on pbs. [singing] peter marshall: this darling lady started out with the artie shaw band, it was 1938 she followed billie holiday on the band with great success incidentally then she moved over to the benny goodman band. nick clooney: and then it was harry james. peter marshall: and you know why? nick clooney: of course, she had a terrible crush on him. peter marshall: that's right. he didn't have any money to pay her but she could have cared less. in fact, with the harry james band she became a household name with hits like "i don't want to walk without you." nick clooney: and "i heard you cried last night." peter marshall: and here she is, helen forrest with "i had the craziest dream." [music playing] helen forrest: ♪in a dream the strangest and the oddest things appear. and what insane and silly things we do. here is what i see before me. vividly and clear. as i recall it, you were in it, too. i had the craziest dream, la
Jan 16, 2013 12:00am PST
pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: when we launched the show in january 2004, one of our goals was to become a destination for the biggest names in music not only for a place to perform in a late night setting but a comfortable setting for conversation. we found it strange that on most late-night shows, musicians perform but seldom ever speak. if you weeks after we launched the show were paid a visit by one of the biggest artists on the planet, prince. this was his first time ever appearing on pbs. we decided to start the show differently before jumping into a terrific conversation. good evening from los angeles. tonight, prince on pbs. ♪ tavis: i am a fan of your stuff. i went to vegas to see your shows. you have to stop doing this at two or three in the morning. i cannot step. >> that is who i tell -- how i tell who was real. tavis: coming on at 2 am and on at 2:00 a.m. and planning until 5 or 6:00 a.m. i watch the audience and there were two or three things that stand out to me about your audience. you have the absolute most diverse audience of any artist i ha
Jan 1, 2013 5:00pm EST
is really taken seriously. >> oh, yeah. i mean, you know, pbs is such a gift. it's a gift for the whole family. i love the science shows. i love "nova." i've been on "nova" several times. i love "nova science now." so many great shows. i mean, i think, we mainly watch pbs at home. my little girl loves "thomas the tank engine." and you know, where else can you get that? i mean, it's just the best--by far, the best network. >> so actually, public broadcasting is good for you. >> it actually is good for you. i mean, you know, if you're watching a rerun of "gilligan's island," you're not doing much for your brain, but if you're learning new stuff and you're making new synapses, which you can only get at pbs, you're actually doing a lot of good for yourself. you're creating--helping create your super brain. >> and you know what, rudy, you actually, in the package clearly at the $144--i love the notion of a user's manual because it's this idea--we all take our brains for granted, but what you and dr. chopra have done has taken the science that you spent your life working in and synthesized
Jan 27, 2013 8:00am EST
and the corporation for public broadcasting's "ready to learn" grant and by pbs viewers like you. ♪ ♪ [ female announcer ] fun for everyone makes a family strong. chuck e. cheese's proudly supports pbs kids. sometimes the greatest adventure can start with one click. early learning academy proud supporter of pbs kids and super why! ♪ who answers the call for friends in need? ♪ ♪ super why ♪ ♪ super why ♪ ♪ he's the guy he's super why ♪ ♪ who's got the power the power to read? ♪ ♪ who looks into books for the answers we need? ♪ ♪ super why ♪ ♪ super why ♪ ♪ and the super readers we're gonna fly ♪ ♪ come along ♪ ♪ with the super readers ♪ ♪ adventure waits when you're with super why ♪ ♪ super why and the super readers ♪ ♪ yeah ♪ ♪ super why and the super readers ♪ ♪ adventure waits when you're with super why ♪ ♪ yeah! super why ♪ [ ♪ ] [ ♪ ] hi, so glad you're here. it's me, whyatt! welcome to storybrook village where all our fairy-tale friends live. [
Jan 22, 2013 12:00am PST
. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: on this day, when we honor the memory and legacy of dr. martin luther king jr., i am pleased to be joined by dr. clayborne carson, the director of the mlk research and education institute at stanford. he joins us tonight from colorado. always good to have you back on this program. >> great to be with you. tavis: at the king day to you. what do you make of the fact that, on this day, we do not just celebrate the legacy and life of dr. king, but the first african-american president inaugurated for the second time? >> there is so much to celebrate on this day and so much to remember about the part of king's dream that has not been fulfilled. particularly the issue of poverty. there are so many things that make us thankful that the civil- rights reforms were achieved. i think it is important, particularly on this day, to remember that, if king were around, he would be pushing us to deal with that have -- that pestering issue of poverty. tavis: why is it that you think that, with all the evidence supporting the notion that poz
Jan 10, 2013 4:30am EST
experts, and explore interactives. find us at follow us on facebook and twitter. next time... scientists race to uncover a 100,000-year-old mystery. there was something about this lake that was dangerous. an ancient world of fantastic creatures. but why did so many die here? man: if you were there at the wrong time, something might kill you. with only weeks remaining, can the riddles be solved? "ice age death trap," next time on nova. major funding for no major funding for nova is provided by: supporting nova and promoting public understanding of science. and the corporation for public broadcasting, and by pbs viewers like you. this nova program is available on dvd. to order, visit, or call 1-800-play-pbs. nova is also available for download on itunes. captioned by media access group at wgbh available now on shoppbs downton still stands. i'm looking forward to all sorts of things. what?! no one must know! i'm warning you... to order, visit shoppbs. also available on itunes. coyle: john bates. i read th
Jan 20, 2013 11:00pm EST
for everyone through contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. inside you already is all the freedom that you'll ever need, power to make things happen, and the flow that you're looking for in your life. all you need is a system for understanding what you already have and how to use it. i'm a teacher of that system called t'ai chi. narrator: gain the physical mental and spiritual balance that is the basis of this ancient wisdom practice. join david-dorian ross t'ai chi teacher and eight-time national champion as he introduces you to basic t'ai chi moves, when t'ai chi: health and happiness airs next. hello, welcome. welcome. it's so nice to have you here. you know, some folks who are here today have done a lot of t'ai chi, and some folks have no experience at all just like the people who are watching in the television viewing audience. some of you have had some t'ai chi experience and some not at all. so, you're all welcome. and i want to say that i'm really honored to be here on public tele
Jan 1, 2013 12:00pm EST
you, it's my impression, of course i'm a big fan of pbs as i know you are. this really couldn't have found a home anywhere else but right here on public broadcasting. >> yeah. >> is that--do you think that's a fair statement? >> i think that it's not only fair, it's obviously--it's clearly obviously that there's no way this information could come out of commercial stations. that the value of pbs and the mission of pbs is so important to america. i mean, we literally--it's not just this program, but pbs changes america in what they do. continuing education is what life is all about. you know information changes in life, and we have this, for example the example is this program. the new information on human nutrition that's changed in the last few years. how can we bring this presentation straight to the public without commercial interests, without being affected by political and economic power? but the point is, this is critical. the work of this station is critical, and this information is valuable and critical to america's future. >> now dr. fuhrman, this is a pretty amazing package
Jan 18, 2013 7:00am EST
for everyone makes a family strong. chuck e. cheese's proudly supports pbs kids. and by contributions to your pbs station from: ♪ every day when you're walking down the street ♪ ♪ everybody that you meet has an original point of view. ♪ ( laughs ) ♪ and i say hey! ♪ hey! ♪ what a wonderful kind of day ♪ ♪ if we could learn to work and play ♪ ♪ and get along with each other ♪ ♪ you got to listen to your heart ♪ ♪ listen to the beat ♪ ♪ listen to the rhythm, the rhythm of the street ♪ ♪ open up your eyes open up your ears ♪ ♪ get together and make things better by working together ♪ ♪ it's a simple message and it comes from the heart ♪ ♪ believe in yourself ♪ ♪ for that's the place to start ♪ ♪ and i say hey! ♪ hey! ♪ what a wonderful kind of day ♪ ♪ if we could learn to work and play ♪ ♪ and get along with each other. ♪ hey! ♪ what a wonderful kind of day ♪ ♪ hey! what a wonderful kind of day. ♪ hey! arthur: hey, d.w. hey! whoa! ( crash ) whoa! ahoy, lookout, is it clearing? surf's way
Jan 1, 2013 7:00am EST
for everyone through contributions to your pbs station, from viewers like you. thank you. dr. dyer: you and only you, capital you, are the subject that impacts the burning desire in your imagination. narrator: best-selling author and beloved spiritual teacher dr. wayne dyer, returns to public television with his newest and most astonishing offering yet, wishes fulfilled. dr. dyer: you must be conscious of how you use these words, i am. i am strong. i am well. i am content. even if your senses tell you something different i am. narrator: learn the five wishes fulfilled foundations, five steps to manifesting your deepest desires while living from your highest self. dr. dyer: if you would like to accomplish something, you must first expect it of yourself. narrator: join dr. wayne dyer on the joyful journey to create your most extraordinary life when wishes fulfilled airs next. dr. dyer: you are living and feeling as if your future dreams are a present fact. thank you. thank you, wow. ooh. thank you so much. thank you. thank you very much appreciate it. go
Jan 10, 2013 9:00pm PST
. >> frontline is made possible by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. and by the corporation for public broadcasting. major support for frontliis provided by the john d. and catherine t. macarthur foundation, committed to building a more just, verdant and peaceful world. more information is available at additional funding is provided by the park foundation, dedicated to heightening public awareness of cricaissues. and by tfrontline journalism fund, supporting investigative reporting and enterprise journalism. >> that should be good. >> "every year i bury a couple hundred of my townspeople. another two or three dozen i take to the crematory to be burned. i sell caskets, burial vaults, and urns for the ashes. i have a sideline in headstones and monuments. i do flowers on commission. apart from the tangibles, i sell the use of my building-- 11,000 square feet furnished and fixtured with an abundance of pastel and chair rail and crown moldings. the whole lash-up is mortgaged and re-mortgaged well into the next century. my rolling stock inc
Jan 5, 2013 12:00am PST
together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: back now with part two of damon. his latest project is, once again, called "promised land." the film opens this month in new york and l.a., with more theaters on the way early next year. here now, a scene from "promised land." >> i grew up in a large farming community. football fides, tractor pulls, cow tipping, all of it. i am one of two guys in my graduating class who went to college to study something other than agriculture. the biggest fight my grandfather and i ever had. >> just the pride, i guess. >> no, it is delusional self mythology. we had a caterpillar plant down in davenport a few months away. the closed that doubt my junior year. i didn't think anything of it. by the time my senior prom rolled around, a gutsy just tell little there was to stand on. the truth was, without the plant, without the industry, we had nothing. and my whole town was -- i am not selling them natural gas. tavis: so you're trying to get rights to the land. this is a piece that you've writ
Jan 19, 2013 6:30pm EST
for everyone through contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. be more pbs. woman: welcome to one of the most iconic parks in the world new york city's central park. tonight, tens of thousands of new yorkers are gathered on the great lawn as they await to be serenaded by the international superstar italian tenor andrea bocelli. i'm paula zahn and, as you can see, the stage is set and the musicians are in place
Jan 20, 2013 5:00pm EST
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Jan 15, 2013 12:00am PST
to fighting hunger in the u.s. stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> barack obama was a little- known state senator from an aillinois. the third african-american in the u.s. senate. i spoke to him after his great victory in illinois at a time when most people knew him as a skinny kid with a funny name from the south side of chicago. the phrase you have been accustomed to using, the skinny kid with a funny name from the south side of chicago. beyond that issue, how did you get beyond getting beyonpeople o vote for a guy whose name they could not renounce? >> they still screw it up sometimes. the call me alabama or yo mama. one thing that i confirmed in this race is the american people are decent people. they get confused sometimes. they're busy. there stressed. they are tired. sometimes they are watching fox news, that will get them confused. tavis: yeah. >> when you talk to them about issues, the things we have in common, our belief that every child should have decent shot at life, the vulnerable around us must be cared for and the g
Jan 18, 2013 12:00am PST
smiley. tonight we continue to celebrate our 10th anniversary here on pbs by looking back at some of our favorite guest and conversations of these teen years. tonight, james taylor. he has joined us on more than one occasion for some great conversations. tonight, we will hear him open up about his trouble with addiction and the role of spirituality in his life, along with some stories about his remarkable musical journey. a look back at our conversations with james taylor, coming up right now. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminate hunger, and we have a lot of work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: it's no secret around here than i consider myself one of the biggest james taylor fans on the planet. i spent a couple of nice debating jamie l
Jan 31, 2013 8:00am EST
. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: started a successful company is never easy, but it may have seemed impossible for ping fu, growing up under mao, and she was sent to a labor camp, where she adored unspeakable hardships. she knew just three english words into her vocabulary and came with little money in her pocket. my favorite, "hellboy." she found her way into software, starting her own software company called geomagic, which she continues to lead as its ceo, and her new book about her remarkable journey is called "bend, not break: a life in two worlds." it is a pleasure to have you here. >> thank you. tavis: it was 8 when they came to get you. tell us what life was like before mao's call to revolution and you heard that knock on the door. >> i was living with my parents. they were the most loving parents i could have. i was the youngest one of six. i have five siblings. they would play with me all of the time. i would be in the kitchen. my mom likes to cook wonderful meals, and she always says she puts a lot of love in her food. tavis: all right, so you
Jan 18, 2013 3:35am EST
for everyone through contributions to your pbs station from: watch masterpiece video online and explore features about this program. this program is available on dvd. to order, visit, or call us at 1-800-play-pbs. captioned by media access group at wgbh when you shop pbs, you're getting a front-row ticket for your favorite drama...arts... and travel programs. you can explore the mysteries of india swing with louis armstrong or cook with julia child. and every purchase you make helps pbs share these experiences with everyone. so whether it's a classic from "masterpiece" or a trip around the globe, you can explore new worlds and ideas... when you shop pbs. when pbs was created, it was envisioned as a place to bring new ideas and new opportunities, to bring us all together. and i think the arts on public television is the best representation of that. what pbs has always represented is the opportunity to bring artistic work to every part of the country. i am very excited about the work that we're launching online. it g
Jan 5, 2013 1:30am EST
really helped me. tavis: if you didn't see last night's program, go to the website,, and you can check out a great conversation with matt from last night. but last night we started out with some clips of your work. you're still a very young guy, and there's so much great work left to come from you. but when you look back at the stuff that you have done so far, how do you contextualize that? how do you categorize what you have done? how do you describe what you've done so far? is it about where you thought you'd be at this point, given how you took off, or how do you -- ? >> yeah, no, it's where i hoped. look, our job, every actor works really at the behest of the average moviegoer. if people don't buy tickets, you don't see us anymore. it's really that simple. so i do recognize that it's a privilege to be able to keep working, and i feel that. so i feel happy about where i am and like you, i feel like i've got a lot more to do. i look at old stuff and i'm a better actor now than i was then. i know a lot more. i've lived a lot more. tavis: can you see that, when you see yourself o
Jan 4, 2013 4:00pm PST
and contributions to your pbs station, from viewers like you. urhood ♪ and contributions to your pbs station, a beautiful day for a neighbour ♪ ♪ would you be mine? ♪ could you be mine? ♪ won't you be my neighbour? - ♪ it's daniel tiger's neighborhood ♪ ♪ a land of make-believe ♪ won't you ride along with me? ♪ - ♪ ride along - ♪ it's daniel tiger's neighborhood ♪ ♪ so much to do, so much to see ♪ ♪ won't you ride along with me? ♪ - ♪ ride along - ♪ i've got lots of friends for you to meet ♪ ♪ in this land of make-believe ♪ a friendly face on every street ♪ ♪ just waiting to greet you ♪ it's a beautiful day in the neighbourhood ♪ ♪ a beautiful day for a neighbour ♪ ♪ in daniel tiger's neighborhood ♪ - (daniel): vroom, vroom! vroom, vroom, vroom, vroom! hi, neighbour! it's me, daniel tiger. come on in! i have a surprise to show you. so excited! (laughing) ok, ready? ta-da! it's my tigertastic car! vroom, vroom! it has stripes just like me! and it goes vroom! vroom! let's play! you say, "vroom!" too! vroom! vroom! vroom! (laughing)
Jan 4, 2013 8:00pm PST
, the corporation for public broadcasting, and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. once again, live from washington, moderator gwen ifill. gwen: good evening. nothing says bipartisan cooperation like ringing in the new year by counting down to a midnight vote to raise taxes. by the time the fiscal cliff drama drew its only temporary conclusion this week, speaker boehner was pledging not to negotiate with president obama, president obama was promising not to negotiate over the debt limit, and vice president biden seemed like the only one left in a good mood. >> public service was never meant to be an easy living. extraordinary challenges demand extraordinary leadership. so if you've come here to see your name in the lights or to pass off a political victory as some accomplishment, you've come to the wrong place. the door is right behind you. >> i think most of our members, and we are never unanimous, but we do have consensus, most of our members know that for the president to have leverage on the next hurdles that we face that we had to get over this hurdle. gwen: t
Jan 26, 2013 12:00am PST
out. -- stamp hunker out. -- hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> where do began. no matter whether you know about education or not, let's turn to the banking world. investing in very young children is the best investment you can make. it has the greatest return on investment, and we know that because the first three years of life for the most important for cognitive, social, and emotional development. you are only two years old ones. that is the most significant window of time, and i think there must be an incident or a toddler in here, which brings me to the next point, yes we have class warfare, but it is unusual class warfare. those who are poor are completely left out. it is a bipartisan effort to keep people who are pouring out of the national dialogue. that is why i started witness to hunter, which is working to be able to provide direction testimony on their experiences on raising children in poverty, and i will tell you there are so many conversations. the fact people have been silent for so many years, that is a mass of
Jan 29, 2013 12:00am PST
. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> michael hastings is a contributing editor at rolling stone whose text became one of the most talked about in 2012. he has also just released a new ebook about last year's presidential race called "panic 2012." good to have you back here on this program. there is so much news to talk to you about with immigration, and the president is set to give a speech on his sense of what needs to be done. let me start with this book. i love that title. and what was so alarmed? then we will talk about the terrifying. >> -- what was sublime? then we will talk about terrifying. >> you have crowds to go into ecstasy when they see president obama speak, passing out and the excitement of it. despite the absurdity of the entire campaign experience, there is something uplifting and strange about watching. that is the sublime part. the terrifying part is everything else. >> you found you were done with the campaign trail, that you would never go again. it is the same vow i have made. it is a waste of time, so 2012 i stayed in the studio and cover
Jan 3, 2013 4:30am EST
. and by contributions to your pbs station from: additional funding is provided by millicent bell through: the exploration continues on nova's website, where you can watch this and other nova programs see expert interviews, interactives, video extras and more. follow nova on facebook and twitter, and find us online at this nova program is available on dvd. to order, visit, or call 1-800-play-pbs. nova is also available for download on itunes. captioned by media access group at wgbh bonneville: i think in season 3, the mood changes and there's a lot of uncertainty still as time creeps forward. lord grantham doesn't deal with the changes very well. he wants everything to maintain the same and of course, that will never happen. i refuse to be the failure. bonneville: robert isn't a natural businessman. i can tell you that there are some big financial problems on the horizon. we have my mother-in-law coming to stay. robert, aren't you going to kiss me? and any man who has a mother-in-law coming to sta
Jan 3, 2013 9:00am EST
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Jan 30, 2013 12:00am EST
.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: david magee is now a two- time oscar-nominated writer, thanks to "life of pi," which is up for 11 oscars this year, including best picture. he are some scenes from "life of pi." >> i was sitting at a coffeehouse, and the old man next to be struck up a conversation, saying, "you have an amazing story." >> i was born and raised in one of the most beautiful places. i will always remember. but when our family choose to move our zoo halfway around the world, that is when my greatest journey began. the next part of the story you will find hard to believe. tavis: so everything readable is not the normal. when you walked on the set, i congratulate you for doing the impossible. a number of folks looked at this, trying to figure out this book, this claims, best-selling book, -- this acclaimed, a best- selling book, and after 170 iterations -- >> not full dress. there is a difference between a full draft and a couple of pages. that number has gotten a lot of play. a f
Jan 24, 2013 3:35am EST
"nature" online. go to to screen complete episodes from this season and seasons past. visit "nature" online for production updates from the field. well, here we are on the alaska coast. go behind the scenes with our filmmakers. we also used a borescope lens and that allowed us to put the lens right into a flower. and get connected with "nature's" online community. all at "nature" is made possible in part by... leave it untouched by your presence capture its image and preserve it forever. canon -- living and working together to appreciate today and care for tomorrow. the corporation for public broadcasting... and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you -- thank you. to order this three-part "nature" series on dvd and blu-ray call 1-800-336-1917. to learn more about what you've seen on this "nature" program, visit available now on shoppbs downton still stands. i'm looking forward to all sorts of things. what?! no one must know! i'm warning you... to order, visit shoppbs
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